Fire & Rescue Services

Mackenzie County has three volunteer fire departments located in La Crete (includes Tompkins area), Fort Vermilion, and Zama City.  The rural area in High Level is served under an inter-municipal agreement with the Town of High Level.

Mackenzie County Volunteer Fire Departments:

La Crete Fire & Rescue
Fire Chief – Peter Wiebe
Deputy Chief - Philip Krahn
Fire Hall: (780) 928-3869
Cell: (780) 247-3110

Fort Vermilion Fire & Rescue
Fire Chief – Neil Simpson
Deputy Chief - Frank Fehr
Fire Hall:( 780) 927-3278
Cell: (780) 247-1773

Zama Fire & Rescue
Fire Chief – Shawn Hiltz
Deputy Chief - Roxanne Tarr
Cell: (780) 


Fees for fire services are established in the County's Fire Services Bylaw.

Surrounding Fire Departments:

High Level Fire Department
Fire Chief – Rodney Schmidt
Fire Hall: (780) 926-2033

Rainbow Lake Fire Department
Fire Chief – John Carlson
Fire Hall: (780) 956-3354


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police provide enforcement in Mackenzie County. Different areas of the County are enforced by various RCMP detachments.

Fort Vermilion RCMP Detachment

(serves La Crete and Fort Vermilion areas)

  • Administration (780) 927-3258
  • Complaints (780) 927-3255

High Level RCMP Detachment

(serves High Level and Zama City areas)

  • Administration (780) 821-7000
  • Complaints (780) 926-2226